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How to Write an Opinion Paragraph

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How to Write an Opinion Paragraph

How to Write an Opinion Paragraph focuses on writing an opinion paragraph with a topic sentence, two supporting sentences with two examples each and a closing sentence. 

There are two writing models; "Exercise and Eating Healthy" and "Think of Others". Each model has a graphic organizer to aid students in deconstructing the paragraph. This process helps students to intuit the structure of an opinion paragraph.

It draws special attention to a six-step writing process; brainstorm, draft, share, edit, revise and publish. There is a checklist to aid students in monitoring their progress through a writing process.

The workbook is printed on loose leaf notebook style paper. The workbook is printed on loose leaf notebook style paper. This is useful if you live overseas and have trouble finding the traditional loose leaf paper sold in North America.

Revised and Updated on November 2014.


COMMON CORE ALIGNMENT

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.1 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

Also available:

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"How to Write a Personal Narrative" focuses on how to write a three paragraph personal narrative with; beginning (problem), middle, end (solution and transformation). 

"Writing Triple Pack" is also available in my store. It includes Opinion Paragraph, Descriptive Paragraph, and Personal Narrative. 

"How to Write an Adventure Story" focuses on how to write a five paragraph adventure story.

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Lesson Plan Details

Grade Level:
2nd Grade
Secondary Grade Level(s):
3rd Grade, 4th Grade
Subject:
Language
Subject Area:
Writing
Unit:
General
Length:
N/A
Included Content:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
Keywords:
Opinion, Writing, Common Core

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